Game, set, match: Bill Gates names String Theory one of his five books of the year
Albert Murray saluted as writer, mentor, and friend at New York City’s 92nd Street Y
In London, LOA founding trustee receives major award for a lifetime of scholarship
Recommended books (and music) by U.S. military veterans trace a century of conflict
With It’s All One Case, a designer and collector has Ross Macdonald covered
The Centurions: Ralph Ellison and Albert Murray
55 organizations in 25 states and DC win funding in Round One of LOA’s World War I and America initiative
Forthcoming from Library of America: Spring–Summer 2017
Ursula K. Le Guin, “the emissary from Orsinia,” crosses borders and challenges expectations
Happy trails: Library of America co-stars in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton signoff
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s stark, unheeded “Warning” on slavery
Funding now available to explore America’s role in WWI and its relevance 100 years later
A new “model of black selfhood,” and a heroine ahead of her time, in Their Eyes Were Watching God
Photos: A party in the park celebrates Frederick Law Olmsted
Photos: Ohio University honors LOA President for her commitment to literature
Library of America remembers its founding president and life trustee Daniel Aaron, 1912–2016
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